The Atlanta Hawks (32-33) will go up against the Washington Wizards (31-34) Wednesday at Capital One Arena. Tip-off is scheduled for 7 p.m. ET. Below, we analyze Tipico Sportsbook’s lines around the Hawks vs. Wizards odds, and make our expert NBA picks and predictions.
The Hawks lost 130-128 to the Miami Heat despite covering as 2.5-point road underdogs on Monday. Atlanta is only 1 game ahead of Washington for the No. 8 seed in the Eastern Conference.
The Wizards failed to cover as 11-point road favorites in Tuesday’s 119-117 victory over the Detroit Pistons. Washington is sitting just 2 games above the Chicago Bulls for the No. 10 seed in the Eastern Conference.
This is the second meeting between the Hawks and the Wizards this season. Washington covered and won as 7.5-point road underdogs and the Over connected in the first meeting.
Hawks at Wizards odds
Provided by Tipico Sportsbook; access USA TODAY Sports Scores and Sports Betting Odds hub for a full list. Lines last updated at 8:30 a.m. ET.
- Moneyline (ML): Hawks -150 (bet $150 to win $100) | Wizards +130 (bet $100 to win $130)
- Against the spread (ATS): Hawks -3.5 (-105) | Wizards +3.5 (-115)
- Over/Under (O/U): 235.5 (O: -115 | U: -105)
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Hawks at Wizards picks and predictions
Hawks 118, Wizards 115
With Atlanta showing improvement under coach Quin Snyder, HAWKS (-150) is the choice in this game as Washington is on the 2nd leg of a back-to-back.
WIZARDS +3.5 (-115) is the pick in this contest despite taking the Hawks to win. Washington is playing at home, and this game should be close with both teams vying for playoff seeding.
The Hawks are 2-5 ATS in the last 7 meetings against the Wizards and 1-4 ATS in their last 5 games playing on 1 day of rest.
UNDER 235.5 (-105) is the lean in this showdown with the Wizards playing at the 10th-slowest pace in the NBA. The Under is also 11-4 in the last 15 meetings between these teams when the game is played in Washington.
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